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August 23, 2011

Contest: Take the WU World Network Challenge

This is just a simple contest Western Union is sponsoring in connection with the WU World Network Challenge — to seek out the most globally networked person in the world.

I wrote about it here before back in July. There are currently over 225,000 people who got indexed by WU World but only around 3,000+ are from the Philippines. We wanted more people to visit and check their “Global Network Index” and be counted so we’re running this simple contest.

1) Login to Western Union World (click here) and get your score/index (just need a Facebook account to log in). Keep a screenshot of your score for proof later on.

2) In your Twitter, Plurk, FB or Google+ enter and complete this statement and post it there:

“I scored < your index score > in the Western Union World index. Check out your scores and see how globally networked you are: http://yugatech.ph/wuworld”.

3) Leave a comment in this contest page with your score and the link to your post. Also answer this question in the comments — “What year did the first money transfer arrived?” You should find the info in the WUWorld microsite.

That’s it! (Note: The log in process may take a while since it indexes all your friends and their country of origin to compute your score.)

We will randomly pick 5 winners from all entries, regardless of index score, each of which will win a Php1,000GC from SM/Sodexho, Rustan’s or Stores Specialist.

Contest starts today and ends on September 1, 2011. Announcement is on the same day as well and will ship it to you anywhere in the Philippines within the week.

Disclosure: I was invited by Western Union to be the “ambassador of sorts” for Western Union World, along with Divine Lee and Carlos Celdran; and were compensated for doing so. Western Union is the prize sponsor for this contest.

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107 Responses to “Contest: Take the WU World Network Challenge”

  1. I scored 210 in the Western Union World index.

    https://plus.google.com/107297385095404505845/posts/C2EVZVFp1gC

    The first money transfer arrived in 1851

  2. Sherwin Ramos says:

    “I scored 882 in the Western Union World index. Check out your scores and see how globally networked you are: http://yugatech.ph/wuworld”.

    First monye transfter 1871

    http://twitter.com/#!/sher_amf/status/108196800799850496

  3. Allen Gail Lucanas says:

    I scored in the Western Union World index. Check out your scores and see how globally networked you are: http://yugatech.ph/wuworld

    http://www.facebook.com/aLucanas/posts/2256219052259?notif_t=like

    first money transfer was on 1871

  4. Richard
    Twitter: sphrynx14
    says:

    My score: 84

    Link: http://twitter.com/#!/sphrynx14/status/108343401581260800

    First money transfer was on 1871

  5. Jor Atienza
    Twitter: juicyjor
    says:

    “I scored 1140 in the WesternUnion World index. Check out your scores and see how globally networked you are: http://yugatech.ph/wuworld”.

    http://www.facebook.com/jpatienza/posts/1525965846721

    What year did the first money transfer arrived? 1871

  6. Joan Macawili says:

    I scored 605 in the World Index.

    Tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/meeeow18/status/108390462490025984

    Answer: 1871

  7. AkoSiMB
    Twitter: AkoSiMB
    says:

    subok lang :)

    score:2

    http://twitter.com/#!/AkoSiMB/status/108432322658967553

    Answer: 1871

  8. Jonathan Rojas
    Twitter: jarojas714
    says:

    I Scored 1072
    http://twitter.com/#!/jarojas714

    answer to question: 1871

  9. jepz
    Twitter: jeplerts
    says:

    My world index is 275.

    https://plus.google.com/118087733755107966963/posts/NDY8FrLvstM

    What year did the first money transfer arrived?
    Answer: 1871

  10. Kany Vic Perez says:

    I scored 20 (World Index)

    http://twitter.com/#!/indestructabl_e/status/108853575928643584

    What year did the first money transfer arrived?
    Answer: 1871

  11. J Allyssa says:

    WORLD INDEX: 186

    “What year did the first money transfer arrived?”
    A: 1871

    FB: http://www.facebook.com/joselleallyssa/posts/240865245948811
    Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/jaf1124/status/108853502171820032

  12. Oscar Desiderio III
    Twitter: tehcsupport
    says:

    I scored 3444 in the Western Union World index

    http://www.facebook.com/oscar.netguides/posts/149887161765106

    Answer: 1871

  13. Glee Nish A.
    Twitter: gLeeNisH
    says:

    Score : 845
    Link : https://www.facebook.com/gleenish/posts/141232909303011
    First Money Transfer: 1871

  14. vincent
    Twitter: tnecniv102
    says:

    score: 4160

    https://twitter.com/#!/tnecniv102/status/109292513256407040

    first money transfer: 1871

  15. yuga says:

    Thanks to everyone who joined! Will announce winners tomorrow.

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